Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Our Abandoned, Ignored, and Waiting Lord, by Michael Seagriff

Sometimes we must repeat ourselves — even if our words are not appreciated. It is vital that the Truth be shared, as many times as is necessary. This day is one of those days — a day when I feel … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: July 28, 2014

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. First Kings 3:5, 7-12 At Gibeon Yahweh appeared to Solomon in a dream during the night. God said, ‘Ask what … Continue reading

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The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov

The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov My rating: 5 of 5 stars Like most people on the over-populated Earth, New York City police detective Elijah Baley has little love for either the arrogant Spacers or their robotic companions. But … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk: NFP Week and Catholic Writers Conference Live

In case you didn’t know, we are coming to the end of NFP Awareness Week. Before I became President of the Guild…even before I started my writing career, I taught Natural Family Planning (NFP). This year, my husband and I … Continue reading

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Glorifying God in Catholic Fiction, by M. R. Zapp

I was checking out the home page for the American Christian Fiction Writers because I was contemplating joining (in addition to being a member of the CWG). While I was on the page, they were featuring one of their authors, … Continue reading

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Catholic Writers Conference, July 29-August 1, 2014

Headed for Catholic Writers Conference next week? Are you excited? You should be! Take a look at this photo to get a sense of the energy and opportunities that await! What an opportunity to rub shoulders with industry professionals, to … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: July 21, 2014

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Psalms 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16 Lord, you are kind and forgiving, rich in faithful love for all who call upon you. … Continue reading

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On the Shoulders of Hobbits by Louis Markos

On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis by Louis Markos My rating: 5 of 5 stars We need the truth, but we also need to know how to live in and through and by … Continue reading

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An Amazing Mom

   My mom, Rita, was born in 1920. Money was scarce and troubles were plenty. But her faith was strong and her spirit was stoic. In fact, I’d say she was heroic.   As the fifth of six girls she … Continue reading

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Why did you join the Catholic Writers Guild?

  Shipwrights, joiners, rope-makers, sail-makers, coppersmiths, coopers and other craftsmen, including a member of the blacksmiths’ guild, have revived the 173 year old whaling ship Charles W. Morgan. The blacksmith described his guild as a society that preserves for posterity … Continue reading

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